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ARTS AND CRAFTS

New York Times, Sunday, November 26, 1961

Author:
Stephanie Caruana
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 689 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,517
Across
1. Bit part. : MAID
5. Carriage in the Bois. : FIACRE
11. Divans. : SOFAS
16. Cloth : CRAPE
21. Records: Lat. : ACTA
22. Improper. : UNMEET
23. Girl's name. : ERICA
24. Frame of mind. : HUMOR
25. Tagore play. : THEKINGOFTHEDARKCHAMBER
29. French-Canadian novelist. : HEMON
30. Discussion. : DEBATE
31. Relatives. : KIN
32. Noun suffix. : ITE
33. Man in Apocryphal tale. : TOBIAS
38. Related anew. : RETOLD
40. Presented. : STAGED
42. Heroic tale. : SAGA
45. Raphael, for one. : ANGEL
47. Sea nymph. : NEREID
49. Pronoun. : YOU
50. 1948–51 agency. : ECA
51. Person of no importance. : ALSORAN
53. Roumanian river. : NISTRU
55. Fireplace ledges. : HOBS
58. Aerialist. : ACROBAT
60. Modigliani's namesakes. : AMEDEOS
62. Quadruped. : ASS
64. Large union. : UAW
65. Added yeast. : LEAVENED
67. Accumulate. : AMASS
68. Manner. : MIEN
69. Sault ___ Marie. : STE
70. Keenness. : EDGE
71. Dear: Sp. : CARA
73. Sources of psychic energy. : IDS
74. Sea N of Timor. : BANDA
75. Mythical king, founder of London. : LUD
76. Pronghorn. : DEER
77. Menlo Park family. : EDISONS
79. Prohibits. : BANS
80. Poetic device. : RHYME
82. Youth. : LAD
84. Conifer. : PINE
85. Central points. : FOCI
86. "Cakes and ___." : ALE
87. Carriages. : SHAYS
90. Po tributary. : ADDA
91. Prejudiced. : BIGOTED
93. Small fish. : DACE
97. Fowl. : HEN
98. French composer. : FAURE
100. Kind of lettuce. : COS
101. Standard. : NORM
102. Aim. : GOAL
103. High: Mus. : ALT
104. Part of Paris. : ISSY
105. Canine. : TOOTH
107. Macrocosm. : UNIVERSE
109. Hawaiian dish. : POI
110. Little one. : TOT
111. Of the skull. : CRANIAL
113. Controversial. : ERISTIC
114. Engrave. : ETCH
116. Makes over. : REDOES
118. Playwright Russel and family. : CROUSES
120. Bug. : ANT
121. Noun suffix. : IER
123. Has dominion: Poet. : RULETH
125. Business man: Abbr, : DISTR
126. Those: Sp. : ESOS
127. Surpassed. : CAPPED
130. Robin Hood, for one. : OUTLAW
132. Winter apple. : RUSSET
134. Peak near Troy. : IDA
135. Time periods: Abbr. : MOS
137. Des ___. : MOINES
139. Scotsman. : LAIRD
143. How the world ends, in poetic prophecy. : NOTWITHABANGBUTAWHIMPER
150. Sing softly. : CROON
151. Remain. : ABIDE
152. Panacea. : ELIXIR
153. Log hut of the steppes. : ISBA
154. Judea ruler. : HEROD
155. Pasture land. : GRASS
156. Flemish painter. : RUBENS
157. Prying. : NOSY
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1. School study, for short. : MATH
2. Feel compassion. : ACHE
3. Bit of news. : ITEM
4. Indian tribe. : DAKOTA
5. Gay play. : FUN
6. Common suffix. : ING
7. I love: Lat. : AMO
8. Canada's army. : CEF
9. Sent back: Abbr. : RETD
10. Clear sky. : ETHER
11. Dignity. : SEDATENESS
12. Musical compositions. : ORATORIOS
13. Type of cooker. : FIRELESS
14. ___ emma (a.m.). : ACK
15. Dry white wine. : SACK
16. Sailor's song. : CHANTY
17. Bay ___. : RUM
18. Equivocally. : AMBIGUOUSLY
19. Versifier: Fr. : POETE
20. Fell from grace. : ERRED
26. Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
27. Scrooge's nickname. : EBEN
28. Pronoun. : HIS
34. Kept steady. : BALANCED
35. As a substitute. : INSTEAD
36. Past. : AGO
37. Evening: It. : SERA
39. Said: Fr. : DIT
41. Hibernians' group. : AOH
42. Made airtight. : SEALED
43. Agree (to). : ACCEDE
44. Repair shop. : GARAGE
46. Dalai ___. : LAMA
48. Exhausts. : DRAINS
51. "Honest ___." : ABE
52. No one: Lat. : NEMINE
54. Secondhand. : USED
56. Black Sea port. : BATUM
57. Garbo, for one. : SWEDE
59. Too. : OVERLY
61. Santa's aids. : DADS
63. Tangle. : SNARL
66. Type of fabric. : DRIPDRY
68. Algonquin god. : MANITOU
72. Stage term. : ASIDE
74. Meat. : BACON
78. Three ___ match. : ONA
79. Marsh. : BOG
81. Hides behind words. : HEDGES
83. "___ as a fiddle." : ASFIT
85. Pugilistic. : FISTIC
86. Beaux. : ADMIRERS
87. Form. : SHAPE
88. Bondman. : HELOT
89. Expectant one. : ANTICIPATOR
90. South wind. : AUSTER
91. Blessing. : BOON
92. Namesakes of Wilde hero. : ERNESTS
94. Main arteries. : AORTAS
95. Dance hall. : CASINO
96. Chooses. : ELECTS
99. Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
100. Shores. : COASTLINES
105. Amphibians. : TREETOADS
106. Powerful. : HARD
108. Force: Lat. : VIS
111. America. : COLUMBIA
112. Dormouse. : LOIR
115. Informed: Slang. : HEP
117. Twosome. : DUO
119. Ordinarily: Abbr. : USU
122. Remember. : REMIND
124. Dangle. : HANG
126. Star in Draco. : ETAMIN
127. Saddle girth. : CINCH
128. Idolize. : ADORE
129. Speck. : DOT
131. German composer. : WEBER
133. Hebrew judge. : ELI
136. Rough, nappy cloth. : SHAG
138. Sea S of Panay. : SULU
140. ___-facto. : IPSO
141. Uprisers. : REBS
142. Squirrel's nest. : DRAY
144. Court. : WOO
145. Condensed: Abbr. : ABR
146. Play hooky, in Britain. : TIB
147. Tool. : AXE
148. Triumph. : WIN
149. Time periods: Abbr. : HRS

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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